Men's XC finishes eighth at NAC meet

Men's XC finishes eighth at NAC meet

HENNIKER, N.H. – The University of Maine at Farmington finished eighth out of 10 teams at the 2012 North Atlantic Conference Men's Cross Country Championships, held Saturday at New England College.

UMF tallied 177 points overall, with two runners among the top 20. Junior Jackson Fortin (Jefferson, Maine/Erskine Academy) was 10th overall with a time of 28:33 on the 8000m course, earning Second Team All-NAC honors in the process. Freshman Josh Wynne (Saco, Maine/Thornton Academy) was 17th overall with a time of 29:21 and finished outside all-conference range in the results, but turned in the third-best performance by a rookie in the championship.

Jamie Williams (Waterville, Maine/Waterville) finished 42nd overall, scoring 40th, with a time of 31:59.

Lyndon State College won the event with 23 points, followed by Colby-Sawyer College with 70. Maine Maritime Academy was third with 138 points.